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University of California, Davis, Special Collections

UC Davis's Department of Special Collections, established July 1966, houses the Library's rare books, manuscript collections, the University Archives, and other noncirculating research materials requiring care and control that cannot be provided in the open stacks.

The Department's major purposes are to acquire these materials, make them available for use, and preserve their integrity for future generations of students and scholars.

The Special Collections Department houses the J. Richard Blanchard Rare Book Collection with strengths in agriculture, American and British literature, apiculture, botany, British history, entomology, religion, viticulture and enology, and zoology. A major focus of the collection is the history and culture of California's Central Valley and surrounding regions, including the Eastman Photograph Collection of over 13,000 images of northern California.

The department holds a major research collection on the history of agricultural technology, the F. Hal Higgins collection. Other important collections in the agricultural and food sciences include the A.W. Noling Hurty-Peck Beverages Library, the Ferry-Morse Seed Company archives, and fruit crate label collections. Viticulture and enology collections support major programs at the University of California, Davis, and include the Maynard A. Amerine papers, the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms archives on California wineries, and wine label collections.

Special Collections houses a number of research-level collections in the humanities, such as the personal papers of Pulitzer Prize€-winning poet Gary Snyder and the Kohler British Poetry Collection. There are especially strong holdings in 20th-century experimental theater including the archives of the San Francisco Mime Troupe and the Living Theater. The department holds significant collections supporting the study of the political and social movements of the 19th and 20th centuries including radical politics, as well as the contributions and history of women, gays, Native Americans, African-Americans, Asian-Americans, and Chicanos.

Contact Information:
Department of Special Collections
1st Floor, Shields Library, University of California
100 N.W. Quad, Davis, CA 95616-5292
(530) 752-1621 Phone
(530) 754-5758 Fax
Email: speccoll@ucdavis.edu

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by Greene, Henry Dart
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Description : The film shows men and women packing pears at the Sacramento River Association. There are also scenes of pears being loaded onto the Pacific Fruit Express. Lug labels for the following brands can be seen: American Beauty, Capital Pak, Gold Crest, River Boy, and Royal Gold. Three quarters of the way through the film, the location changes to Nevada County. Footage includes an area several miles outside of Red Dog and You Bet. The film ends with scenes of the Nevada County Narrow...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Description : On field performances by the band on September 30, 1939 at the Coliseum followed by performances at the games against Nevada on October 28, 1939 and Cal Poly on November 4, 1939. Collection Guide : Audiovisual Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Greene, Henry Dart; Statewide Feather River Project Association
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:00 after a false start. Description : From the film's advertising brochure: This film tells of water problems that threaten California's three-fold future growth in population, agriculture, and industry today and tomorrow; shows how the Feather River Project can provide a better life for all Californians; suggests what you, your organization, and all Californians can do to speed construction of the Feather River Project and other needed water development....
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : Film contains views of the Cascade Theatre in Redding including its neon signs. The film also features peaches: views of peaches on trees, peaches being picked, women sorting peaches on a conveyer belt, peaches being wrapped and boxed as well as the Northern Gold Peaches label on a lug box. Collection Guide : Eastman's Originals Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Whole Earth Festival, UC Davis
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Description : This film, from the Whole Earth Festival Records, begins with footage of the UC Davis campus. Campus locations featured include: Baggins End (the Domes), greenhouses, Recreation Hall (Pavilion at ARC), Segundo Residence Halls, the water tower, cows at the dairy, and Environmental Horticulture. Scenes of Village Homes in Davis are also included. Whole Earth Festival footage, which begins at 15:53, includes festivities on the Quad as well as brief interviews of two individuals. One...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Greene, Henry Dart
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Description : Footage contains views of the Oroville Dam site. Also included are shots of billboards and campaign signs such as “Don’t Split California. Vote No on No. 15,” “California Needs Water! Vote Yes on One,” “Stop the Water Monster. Vote No on Prop 1.” Collection Guide : Henry Dart Greene Papers Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : The film contains scenes of a rodeo, presumably the Lakeview Round-Up. Also included is footage of a parade in Lakeview, Oregon. Collection Guide : Eastman's Originals Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
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by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Additional Title : Lassen Park Description : The film contains footage of hydraulic mining. Collection Guide : Eastman's Originals Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : This film, from the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records, shows several versions of the UC Blackwelder tomato harvester in action. In 1949, UC Davis agricultural engineer Coby Lorenzen and UC Davis vegetable crops researcher Jack Hanna began work on developing a harvester and a tomato variety that could withstand the rigors of mechanical picking. During the 1950s, the UC Davis team refined the experimental harvester and in 1959 Blackwelder Manufacturing of Rio Vista,...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : This footage is comprised of two different reels of film featuring scenes in Tehama County as filmed by Jervie Eastman. The scenes include: lug boxes of plums, grapes on vines, harvesting hay, cattle driving, and women canning olives. Also included are scenes of an event, possibly the Red Bluff Round-Up. The Red Bluff High School Marching Band is seen performing at the event. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of Eastman's Originals Collection Rights :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Eastman, Jervie Henry, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : This film, from the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records, shows the UC Blackwelder tomato harvester in action. In 1949, UC Davis agricultural engineer Coby Lorenzen and UC Davis vegetable crops researcher Jack Hanna began work on developing a harvester and a tomato variety that could withstand the rigors of mechanical picking. During the 1950s, the UC Davis team refined the experimental harvester and in 1959 Blackwelder Manufacturing of Rio Vista, California commercialized...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : The film begins with scenes of the Lakeview Round-Up rodeo in Lakeview, Oregon. The footage then turns to Shasta County, California and shows dredging operations by the Gold Acres Dredging Company, gravel mining, and a waterfall scene. Collection Guide : Eastman's Originals Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Whole Earth Festival, UC Davis
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Note : Program ends at 00:22:26. No content in last four minutes, as on original tape. Description : This recording contains interviews with individuals at the festival as well as footage of the festivities on the Quad. The Whole Earth Festival (WEF) is an event that began in 1969 when an art class taught by Jose Arguelles held an “Art Happening” on the University of California, Davis campus. The students used art to teach visitors about activism, wellness and the environment in an...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Saratoga Horticultural Research Foundation
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Description : This film, produced as a public information service by the Saratoga Horticultural Research Foundation, highlights the following native trees and shrubs for California gardens: California poppy, Redwoods, Monterey Pine, Incense Cedar, Coast Live Oaks, Pacific Dogwood, Island Ironwood, Wild Buckwheat, California Azalea, Western Redbud, Manzanita, Fremontia, Silk Tassel Bush, Gooseberry, Evergreen Currant, Pink Currant, Toyon, Sugar Bush, Oregon Grape, Silver Bush Lupine, Hollyleaf...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : This film, from the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records, shows footage of sugar beet harvesting. Written on container: Experimental Midget at Jongoneels. Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : This footage is comprised of two different reels of film featuring scenes in Shasta County as filmed by Jervie Eastman. The scenes include: a power facility, waterfall, rock slide abatement efforts close to a road, olives growing on a tree, The Red and White Store and other stores, presumably in Chester, California, and a sign stating, “Entrance Shasta Dam, This Way.” Also included is footage of the Lakeview Round-Up rodeo in Lakeview, Oregon. Date : circa 1937-1938 Source : 2...
Topics: californialightandsound, Eastman, Jervie Henry, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Greene, Henry Dart
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Description : Contains footage of redwoods, ocean, harvesting hay, Niagara Falls, fruit auctions, and the California State Fair, circa 1933-1934 Collection Guide : Henry Dart Greene Papers Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : This footage is made up of three different reels of film featuring scenes in Lassen and Modoc Counties as filmed by Jervie Eastman. The scenes include: cattle driving, a US Post Office building, a rodeo, fire lookout, wildflowers, boating in a lake, a parade in Alturas, and a view of Brokeoff Mountain from the Lassen highway. Source : 3 Reels of 3: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of Eastman's Originals Collection Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Regents of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Eastman, Jervie Henry, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : This film contains scenes from a county fair, rodeo, and a parade in Susanville. Collection Guide : Eastman's Originals Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the...
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Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Greene, Henry Dart
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Description : This film, shot by Henry Dart Greene (1900-1978), contains footage of women packing pears and packing Dranoel grapes grown by Leonard Bros. into lug boxes. The lug boxes are shown being loaded into a Pacific Fruit Express railroad car. The film also includes footage of the Kings County, Calif. Farmers Exchange Auction Sale, an unidentified dam, cacti and landscape scenes thought to be in the southwestern United States, and an elephant at the Municipal Zoological Gardens. Date :...
Topics: californialightandsound, Greene, Henry Dart
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : The film opens with winter roadway scenes in Lassen. Two title slides state: “Most highways are kept open in winter with modern equipment” and “These highways offer some of the world’s most scenic winter drives.” Further footage shows fall foliage, a street scene in Susanville, and Canadian geese. Collection Guide : Eastman's Originals Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : Landscape scenes of Warner Mountains and Lily Lake in Modoc County. Collection Guide : Eastman's Originals Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Whole Earth Festival, UC Davis
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Note : Very dark image from 00:40:45 to 00:45:54. Description : This recording features a series of speeches and interviews of attendees at the 1978 Whole Earth Festival. The festival theme that year was “Space Exploration for Humanity." A quote at the end of the recording mentions that the footage would be used for a documentary about the festival. The Buckminster Fuller speech can be seen here: Buckminster Fuller at the Whole Earth Festival, UC Davis The Whole Earth Festival (WEF) is...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Miller, C.R.
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Description : This short film, taken from the antenna tower on top of the Agricultural Engineering Building (Walker Hall) by C.R. Miller, provides a panoramic view of the central portion of the UC Davis campus in June 1956. The following buildings can be seen at a distance: Memorial Union, Hickey Gymnasium, Quadrangle, Shields Library, Dairy Industry Building (Roadhouse Hall), Home Economics Building (Everson Hall), Wyatt Pavilion, Haring Hall, Animal Science Building (Hart Hall), Horticulture...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Description : This film provides footage of a past UC Davis tradition, Wild West Days, which were originally held on campus from 1960-1969. Wild West Days activities included bronco riding, wild cow milking, calf roping, steer riding, hog calling, a greased pig scramble, and barrel racing contests. The film includes scenes of calf roping, bronco riding, and a greased pig. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topics: californialightandsound, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : This film contains landscape scenes, a town event, and hydraulic mining. Collection Guide : Eastman's Originals Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Whole Earth Festival, UC Davis
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Note : Distortion inherent in original recording. Program begins at 00:40:00. Additional Title : Ram Dass Freeborn Hall Description : Part 1: Lecture & Chanting 01:30:00. Part 2: Chanting Continued +/- 00:30:00. Call Number : AR-118 Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Additional Description : Written on original container: "Includes aerial views". Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Weier, T. Elliot
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Description : T. Elliot Weier served as Professor of Botany at the UC Davis from 1936-1968. This film contains footage of a trip he took to collect plants. The film begins with a title card stating: “In June we visited Marie in Los Angeles.” Other footage includes: the Mojave Desert, Red Rock Canyon, Death Valley National Monument, and Yosemite National Park. Another title card reads: “The crest of the Sierra is in view for many miles.” The film concludes with a signboard titled:...
Topics: californialightandsound, Weier, T. Elliot, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : In 1949, UC Davis agricultural engineer Coby Lorenzen and UC Davis vegetable crops researcher Jack Hanna developed a harvester and a tomato variety that could withstand the rigors of mechanical picking. During the 1950s, they refined the experimental harvester and in 1959 convinced Blackwelder Manufacturing of Rio Vista to commercialize the design. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Blackwelder manufactured the Marbeet harvester for sugar beet crops. Call Number : D-326 Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Weier, T. Elliot
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Description : This film by T.E. Weier, Professor of Botany at UC Davis, contains scenes of Lassen National Park in its third decade as a national park. The footage includes the park landscape with and without snow as well as images of the Weiers hiking and camping. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or...
Topics: californialightandsound, Weier, T. Elliot, home movie
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Additional Description : Written on note inside original container: "1 MIN. - TH 80 FRESH MKT. MACHINE AT PLANT. 5 1/2 MINS. - TH 81 IN FIELD NEAR WINTERS - 10/15/81. 6 1/2 MINS. @ 18 FPS". Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Whole Earth Festival, UC Davis
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Note : Program begins at 00:01:11. Ends abruptly at 01:00:25, then no content for last few minutes, as on original tape. Description : Buckminster Fuller spoke at the Whole Earth Festival in 1978. The festival theme that year was “Space Exploration for Humanity.” Source : 1 Tape of 1: MiniDV Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Weier, T. Elliot
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Description : This film by T.E. Weier, Professor of Botany at UC Davis, contains footage of Sonora Pass in the Sierra Nevada in 1941. Other footage in the film is described by the following title cards: “August 1941, we camp near the summit of Sonora Pass in dusty gulch on a tributary of Deadman’s Creek;” “Before Climb;” “Snow fields high above our camp intrigue Mr. Pickwick;” “Lunch in the shade of mountain pines;” “After descent;” “Flowers;” “Have you nothing...
Topics: californialightandsound, Weier, T. Elliot, home movie
Description : The Last Lecture speech was given by Max Kleiber, Professor of Animal Physiology at UC Davis, on March 20, 1958 and was sponsored by the Blue Key and Prytanean Societies. Also included on this reel is a February 24, 1961 speech by Kleiber for Gamma Alpha at UC Davis titled, Freedom, Academic, and Otherwise. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work...
Topics: californialightandsound, Kleiber, Max
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Eastman, Jervie Henry
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Description : The film contains footage of Tehama County including scenes at Olives Incorporated, Growers –Curers – Packers, in Corning. Collection Guide : Eastman's Originals Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Collection Guide : Audiovisual Collection Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is accessible for purposes of education and research. Transmission or reproduction of works protected by copyright beyond that allowed by...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Note : High amount of background noise and machine noise as in original recording. Additional Title : Interviews with persons involved in the development of the mechanical tomato harvester: the compatible processing tomato and the new agricultural systems that evolved Description : In 1949, UC Davis agricultural engineer Coby Lorenzen and UC Davis vegetable crops researcher Jack Hanna began work on developing a harvester and a tomato variety that could withstand the rigors of mechanical...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Note : Program ends at 00:21:22, then 4 minutes of no content at the end as on original tape. Description : Russell Schweickart and Buckminster Fuller spoke at the Whole Earth Festival in 1978. The festival theme that year was “Space Exploration for Humanity.” The Whole Earth Festival (WEF) is an event that began in 1969 when an art class taught by Jose Arguelles held an “Art Happening” on the University of California, Davis campus. The students used art to teach visitors about...
Topic: californialightandsound
Note : Recording level drops occasionally. Description : Bainer served as Professor of Agricultural Engineering, University of California, Davis from 1935-1969. Transcript Catalog Record : The engineering of abundance : an oral history memoir of Roy Bainer / interviews conducted by A.I. Dickman. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 11 Tapes of 11: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Static and distortion, and some background noise, on original tape. Recording levels vary across parts. Description : Knowles Ryerson (1892-1990) served as an Agricultural Extension Agent specializing in subtropical horticulture at University of California, Berkeley and Davis; Researcher with the USDA and Bureau of Plant Industry and Assistant Dean of the College of Agriculture (now UC Davis) from 1937-1952. His extensive oral history interview, conducted by Joann Leach Larkey, discusses...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 16 Tapes of 16: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : This film, from the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records, shows footage of sugar beet harvesting using an experimental two row harvester. Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright...
Topic: californialightandsound
Note : High amount of background noise on original tapes. Description : J. Earl Coke (1900-1990) served as Director of the UC Agricultural Extension Service from 1949-1954. He also served as Assistant Secretary of Agriculture in the Eisenhower Administration. Transcription Catalog Record : Reminiscences on people and change in California agriculture, 1900-1975 / J. Earl Coke ; pref. by Harry R. Wellman ; interviews conducted by Ann Fey Scheuring. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 7 Tapes of 7: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : This film, from the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records, shows a forklift moving lug boxes. Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 2 Reels of 2: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to...
Topic: californialightandsound
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Additional Title : Selected Recollections of the Founding and Early Years of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis Description : Bolstad served as Assistant Dean of Administration for the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Transcription Catalog Record : UCD veterinary medicine : selected recollections of the founding and early years of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : This film shows footage of pickup machines gathering prunes that are on the ground. Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. These films document the evolution of mechanized harvesting for California’s agriculture industry. Additional Description : Written on original container "57 Midjet Rollup in Prunes; Customer Name: Austin Armer". Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film:...
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by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : This film shows a Ford Loader moving lug boxes onto and off of a flatbed truck. The middle part of the film has footage of cans and packages of food. The film ends with agricultural workers dumping buckets of green tomatoes into lug boxes in the field. Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Additional Description : Written on original container: "San Jose Tomato FL...
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Note : Background noise as in original recording. Description : Reuben Albaugh (1901-1995) served as an Extension Animal Husbandman from 1949-1967. He was also a cattle breeder. The interview was conducted by John Spurlock, Julius Trescony, and Ken Ellis. Transcription Catalog Record : The college cowboy--Reuben Albaugh : interviews / conducted by John E. Spurlock, Julius Trescony and Ken Ellis ; introduction by J. Earl Coke. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Stumpf, Paul K.
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Note : Beeps are from the original slide show. Additional Title : Paul Stumpf: Description of Campus Development 1-10-90 Description : Paul K. Stumpf (1919-2007) served as Professor of Biochemistry at the University of California, Davis from 1959-1984. While serving as a member of the Campus Building Committee during the 1960s, he photographed construction of various buildings on campus. In 1990, he assembled a slide show that illustrated the "then and now" images of the University of...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Note : Some jump cuts and flash frames and out of focus shots as in original recording. Source : 3 Reels of 3: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
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University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Call Number : AR-113 Description : During this oral history interview, Ernest Blackwelder discusses the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company, whose work focused on the development of tomato harvesters, sugar beet harvesters, and other agricultural equipment. He also talks about the UC Blackwelder tomato harvester. In 1949, UC Davis agricultural engineer Coby Lorenzen and UC Davis vegetable crops researcher Jack Hanna began work on developing a harvester and a tomato variety that could withstand...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Note : Image is dark from about 00:01:00 to 00:02:00, as in original recording. Description : This film, from the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records, shows a Ford loader moving boxes of citrus fruit. Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights :...
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University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Weier, T. Elliot
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Note : Many dark images, as in original film. Description : This film, by T.E. Weier, Professor of Botany at UC Davis, contains footage of Agnews Meadow in the Eastern Sierra, just outside of Mammoth Lakes. The images include: the Weiers fishing and hiking with their dog, Shadow Lake, Lake Ediza, and the El Dorado National Forest. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission...
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Description : John O. Rowe, a 1913 graduate of UC Davis, raised milking shorthorns in Yolo County. The interview discusses ranching, his Innisfail herd of milking shorthorns, state fairs, the Cow Palace, and the Farm Bureau. Transcript Catalog Record : John O. Rowe : Johnnie Shorthorn : interviews / conducted by A.I. Dickman and Stuart Rowe ; with an introduction by James H. Meyer. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide...
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Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Interview is incomplete, missing one tape. Description : Trescony owned Rancho San Lucas, a Mexican land grant in Monterey County. Trescony was known for progressive ideas in livestock and crop production. Transcript Catalog Record : An heir to a land grant / interviews conducted by Reuben Albaugh, A. I. Dickman, and Marion Stanley ; preface by Henry Schacht. Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
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Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Additional Description : Written on original container: "BMK People in Field". Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access...
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University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Note : This recording is verbatim and may contain language and terminology that some may find offensive. Staff do not edit or otherwise alter the recordings. The views therein do not reflect those of UC Davis. High amount of static and background noise as in original recording. Description : Eugene Winters, a tomato grower, discusses his pre-mechanical harvester hiring experiences. This interview was conducted by A.I. Dickman. Transcription Catalog Record : The oral history accounts of the...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Note : Levels vary throughout as in original recording. Description : Alden Crafts (1897-1990) served as Professor of Botany at UC Davis from 1937-1965. This interview was conducted by A.I. Dickman. Transcription Catalog Record : Chemical weed control researcher, Alden S. Crafts : interviews / conducted by A.I. Dickman ; introduction by W.A. Harvey. Digitized by the California Audiovisual Preservation Project (CAVPP) .
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Super 8mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
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Description : This audio recording captures the May 25, 1973 dedication ceremony of the UC Davis Library to Peter J. Shields, a Superior Court Judge in Sacramento, California. Shields (1862-1962), often referred to as one of the founding fathers of the University Farm, (now the University of California, Davis), helped to write the legislation for the creation of the Davis campus. The ceremony featured remarks by University Librarian J.R. Blanchard, Chancellor James Meyer, Knowles Ryerson, and...
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Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audiotape
Note : Part 5 has feedback recorded in mid-tape from 00:09:35 to 00:14:00. Description : Harold Cole served as Professor of Animal Science at UC Davis from 1928-1964. His interview, which discusses his life and work as an animal physiologist in California, was conducted by Reuben Albaugh, Irving Geschwind, and Hubert Heitman. Transcription Catalog Record : Adventurer in animal science--Harold H. Cole : interviews / conducted by Reuben Albaugh, Irving I. Geschwind, and Hubert Heitman ;...
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Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Note : Static and background noise on original tapes. Additional Title : Human medicine comes to University of California, Davis: an oral history: reflections on the birth, early infancy and childhood of the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 1966-1980 Description : Human medicine comes to University of California, Davis: an oral history: reflections on the birth, early infancy and childhood of the University of California, Davis School of Medicine, 1966-1980 Transcript Catalog...
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University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : This film, from the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records, shows the UC Blackwelder tomato harvester in action. In 1949, UC Davis agricultural engineer Coby Lorenzen and UC Davis vegetable crops researcher Jack Hanna began work on developing a harvester and a tomato variety that could withstand the rigors of mechanical picking. During the 1950s, the UC Davis team refined the experimental harvester and in 1959 Blackwelder Manufacturing of Rio Vista, California commercialized...
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University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Weier, T. Elliot
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: Regular 8mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor...
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Note : Part 1 includes an introduction at 00:02:30. Introduction begins at 00:09:58. Part 5 has moments of silence/erasure from 00:13:08 to 00:19:26, then from 00:23:38 to 00:26:50. Part 16 is interrupted from 00:22:09 to 00:23:14. Hum and background noise recorded on original tape. Description : Henry Schacht served as Farm reporter columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle (1959-1994); farm radio broadcaster; Vice president and corporate secretary of California Canners and Growers; Director...
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Source: 9 Tapes of 9: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
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University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
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University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Description : Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by...
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University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights,...
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Note : High amount of background noise and hiss as in original recording. Description :Gordie "Jack" Hanna was a UC Davis geneticist who almost single-handedly, over a period of some twenty years, successfully bred the revolutionary new variety of processing tomato which was machine compatible. This interview was conducted by A.I. Dickman. Transcription Catalog Record : The oral history accounts of the development of the mechanization of the processing tomato harvester and of the...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/8 inch audio cassette
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
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Note : Excessive buzzing, wind noise, and background noise as in original recording. High amount of distortion at times as in original recording. Additional Title : Selected Recollections of the Founding and Early Years of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis Description : Donald Cordy served as Chairman of the Department of Pathology at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine from 1950-1983. Transcription Catalog Record : UCD veterinary medicine :...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Note : Hiss, background noise, buzz, static, and fluctuating audio levels as in original recording. Description : Ben Madson served as Professor of Agronomy (1928-1954) and Director of Agricultural Field Stations (1948-1954) at the University of California. He also served as Mayor of the City of Davis. This interview was conducted by A.I. Dickman. Transcription Catalog Record : Ben A. Madson, pioneer in agricultural education. With a foreword by J.R. Blanchard. An interview conducted by A.I....
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/4 inch audio tape
University of California, Davis, Special Collections
by Blackwelder Manufacturing Company
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Description : This film, from the Blackwelder Manufacturing Company Records, shows a Ford Loader moving lug boxes of pears in Hollister, California. Blackwelder Manufacturing Co., located in Rio Vista, California, focused on the development of tomato harvesters and other agricultural equipment. Source : 1 Reel of 1: Film: 16mm Collection Guide : Inventory of the Blackwelder Manufacturing Co. Records Call Number : D-326 Rights : Copyrighted. Rights are owned by UC Regents. Copyright Holder has...
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